Law & Technology

The Public Domain: A Grand Reopening

by Jennifer Jenkins

Spring 2019 | Volume 102 Number 1

In 2019, for the first time in 20 years, a trove of creative works published in 1923 entered the U.S. public domain. Why the hiatus? These works were set to Continue Reading »

Protecting Electronic Privacy

by Erwin Chemerinsky

Spring 2019 | Volume 102 Number 1

Carpenter v. United States, decided by the Supreme Court in June 2018, is one of the most important decisions applying the Fourth Amendment to the technology of the 21st century.[1] Continue Reading »

10 Things Judges Should Know About AI

by Jeff Ward

Spring 2019 | Volume 102 Number 1

With recent and dramatic advances in the capacities of machine learning, we are now beginning to see artificial intelligence (AI) tools come into their own.┬áThis matters for our judiciary, not Continue Reading »

Cross Border Security

Overseas Obligations: An Update on Cross-Border Discovery

by Sandra Jeskie and Michael Baylson

Spring 2019 | Volume 102 Number 1

An article published in the Winter 2016 edition of Judicature provided an overview of case law and approaches for handling cross-border discovery in litigation. Since then, there have been some Continue Reading »

Assessing Risk: The Use of Risk Assessment in Sentencing

by Brandon Garrett and John Monahan

Summer 2019 | Volume 103 Number 2

Judges are using risk assessment instruments in criminal cases more than ever before. Their role is increasingly prominent at all stages of the criminal justice system, including policing, pretrial detention, Continue Reading »